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Tennessee Postsecondary Institutions of Higher Education

Tennessee provides a wide range of opportunities for higher education. These include nine public universities, 13 public community colleges, 27 public Colleges of Applied Technology, 35 independent colleges and universities, and six other independent professional schools and special purpose institutions.

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